About This NYSED Social Work Board Approved Course (4-CEUs)
This Two-Day 4-hour In-Service Workshop is held over Two-Sessions: Thursday, October 18th (12pm – 2pm) and Thursday, October 25th (2pm – 4pm). NYSED Social Work Board Approved Certificate of completion is awarded upon completing both sessions.
Cognitive & Developmental Learning Theories are a body of theories that emphasize mental aspects of development (i.e. logic and memory). Emphasis will be placed on theories of operational learning, psycho-social stages of development, ethics of justice and moral reasoning. Participants will be able to apply these concepts to garner a more holistic understanding of the typical child development in the context of social work practice with children and families.
- Identify the (4) stages (sensori-motor, pre-operational, concrete operational, formal operational) of Piaget’s Cognitive Developmental theory.
- Define the (4) stages (sensori-motor, pre-operational, concrete operational, formal operational) of Piaget’s Cognitive Developmental theory.
- Define Egocentrism in the context of children’s ability or inability to differentiate between two points of view, and how this concept applies to their comprehension of family dynamics (conflict, roles, interpersonal relationships).
- Define Moral Reasoning as articulated by Kohlberg’s theory on Moral Reasoning.
- Identify the specific (6) stages of moral development that constitute Kohlberg’s Theory on Moral Reasoning.
- Identify the (3) structural levels that constitute Kohlberg’s theory on Moral Reasoning.
- Identify the implications of cognitive and moral development to human behavior and social work practice.
About the Instructor
Trélan Nicole Holder, MS, LCSW, is a skilled psychotherapist with extensive years of counseling experience in mental health and human services. Trélan attained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Clark University, her Master of Science Degree in Social Work from Columbia University, and a Certificate in Bioethics and Medical Humanities from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Cardozo Law School. Additionally, her clinical pursuits include: postgraduate psychodynamic psychotherapy training at the NYU Institute for Psycho-analytic Education. Trélan is an Adjunct Lecturer at Columbia University School of Social Work and the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.
This workshop is open to Licensed Professionals
Continuing Education Units (CEU) Information
4 continuing education hours are available